Facebook recently introduced a new feature called Messenger Rooms for Facebook Messenger which allows users to interact with WhatsApp and Instagram users without leaving their respective apps. Soon after, this feature was seen in the beta version of WhatsApp for Android. Now, WhatsApp has shared further information on how the feature would work in WhatsApp for Android.
WhatsApp has share it on the FAQ page for its Android based app wherein the company has explained how you can create and share a Room link, join a Room as a creator and join a Room as an invitee.
Accessing the Messenger Rooms in WhatsApp is more or less the same for Android, iPhone, and Desktop app. Here’s how you can create and share a Room link in WhatsApp’s Android-based app:
Step 1: Open WhatsApp and then select the Calls tab.
Step 2: Tap on Create a Room option. Alternatively, you can also open an individual chat > tap on the paperclip menu > tap on Rooms option.
Step 3: In the pop up window, tap on Continue in Messenger option. Then tap on the Try It option.
Step 4: Now tap on Create Room As [name of the Room] option.
Step 5: Next, tap on Send Link on WhatsApp to reopen WhatsApp.
Step 6: Now search or select contacts or group chats to share the Room Link with and then tap on the arrow on the screen.
Step 7: Now, you will see the link with a text field where you can customize your message.
Step 8: Tap on the Send button and you are good to go.
It is worth noting that WhatsApp hasn’t rolled out the feature in its main app yet. The feature is in works and it is expected to be rolled out to the users soon. Similarly, you can also use Messenger Rooms on iPhone and Web and Desktop.